Категорія: Happeings

FAÇADES: NEO-NOIR PORTRAITS

IT STUNG LIKE A VIOLENT WIND THAT OUR MEMORIES DEPEND ON A FAULTY CAMERA IN OUR MINDS – DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, WHAT SARAH SAID TOO OFTEN WE are afraid of forgetting, and turn to camera lenses in the hope of finding a forever. In a way, photographs capture and...

ART DISCOVERED S/S 2015

‘ART DISCOVERED’ SPRING/SUMMER EXHIBITION is a creative initiative inaugurated by The Art Fellas for budding artists to showcase their artworks. It is akin to a mini art fair, but without the fresh white walls that set apart each booth. This biannual exhibition, with the first edition held from 7th to...

A MOMENT OF REJUVENATION

In celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary, The Arts Fission Company presents MAKE IT NEW, a ten-day event featuring diverse programmes at different locations. Instead of merely reminiscing the past, the company chooses to utilize the themes, ideas, concepts and staging ideas from existing works as inspiration for new...

INTIMATE GRANDEUR

“CLOSER TO THE musicians,” Darren Moore, artistic director of the C.H.O.P.P.A. Experimental Music Festival urged the audience as we sat cross-legged on the floor. Obediently, we wriggled our bums across the floor, as musicians Yong Yandsen and Daysuke Takaoka wielded their instruments and took their seats less than a metre...

NOT SO LOST IN A DARK ROOM

LOST AMONG THE chemical bottles and the apparatus, I find myself stuck in another seemingly arty and cool craft, which proved to be an extremely intricate and tedious process. For anyone who has dabbled in film cameras, they know that this process seems glamorous, although in reality it is nothing special. The House of Photography...

THE PRICE OF IMMORTALITY

DECKED IN BOOKS labelled with a Dewey Decimal System and handwritten labels “Art & Reference” to broadly classify the archives, The Independent Archive dedicates itself to the laborious act of archiving art that quickly disappears. Their lovely nook feels like a refuge for performance arts, cassettes safely kept in dry boxes...

EPISODIC MEMORIES

STEPPING INTO A studio is an entry into a private space; where its landscapers, the artists, divulge the inner recesses of their minds. Phunk studios’s Transmission: Visions & Memories is an exploration of that theme by eight different artists. It is often said that art reflects one’s own being; and without...

VINYL REVIVAL

THE CONNOISSEUR CONCERTO presents Singled Out – an art exhibition conceptualised by creative agency fFurious, and developed in collaboration with events organisation art-management.com, and Thunder Rock School. The exhibition held at tcc ‘The Gallery’ at 51 Circular Road opened on the 16th of October 2014, introduced an array of uniquely redecorated vinyl records. ‘THE...

CELEBRATE THE BEST OF YOU

“Who is the best of you?” was the question posed to the public in June 2014 by Julie’s, the Malaysian household snack manufacturer for biscuits snacks. Members of the public were invited to share their personal stories and submit photographs that best represented their response on the official website. The...